Australia Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a country consisting of the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania, and many smaller islands. The country is best known for its Sydney Opera House, the Great Barrier Reef, and unique animals such as kangaroos and duck-billed platypuses. Photo Gallery Devil Stones Gouldian Finch Outback koala Nambung National Park Pink Euodia Great Barrier Reef kangaroos Sydney Opera House Uluru (Ayers Rock) (c) Can Stock Photo / PeterHermesFurian National Anthem Advance Australia Fair https://www.globetrottinkids.com/content/uploads/2019/12/au.mp3 Coat of Arms National Animal Red Kangaroo National Flower Golden Wattle More About Australia Australian Animals More Australian Animals Sports in Australia Australian Food Products & Posts About Australia Books About Australia Disclosure: The books contain affiliate links. If you click through and make a purchase, we receive a small commission at no extra charge to you. Thank you for supporting Globe Trottin' Kids and our global education mission.